Fishing & Boating News
(Apr 1, 2015 - Russellville, AR) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League season will continue with six tournaments on Saturday, April 11. The Arkie Division will take on Lake Dardanelle, the Bama Division stops on Lake Martin, the LBL Division heads to Kentucky Lake, the Ozark Division competes on Lake of the Ozarks, the Piedmont Division opens their season on Kerr Lake and the Savannah River Division continues on Lake Hartwell.
(Apr 1, 2015 - Brookeland, TX) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Sam Rayburn Reservoir April 9-11 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2015 in the Texas Division.
(Apr 1, 2015 - KIMBERLING CITY, MO.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Table Rock Lake April 11 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Central Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Central Conference Championship tournament.
Qualifiers from BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing and FLW College Fishing championships to square off on famed Florida fishery this September
(Mar 26, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Teams competing for the 2015 Ranger Cup University Team of the Year title will be doing so on some of the most renowned big-bass waters in the United States. This year's winner-take-all event, slated for September 23-25, will be contested at Florida's legendary Bienville Plantation.
The IFA Redfish Tour will visit Titusville, Florida (March 28th) for the first 2015 event of the Florida East Division.
(Mar 24, 2015 - Titusville, FL) The Titusville event will begin its activities on Friday, March 27, with tournament registration at Crackerjacks Tiki Bar and Grill (2A Max Brewer Memorial Parkway, Titusville, FL 32796) from 5-7 p.m. followed by the captain's meeting.
First Florida East Division Event set for March 29th
(Mar 24, 2015 - Titusville, FL) First Florida East Division Event set for March 29th
(Mar 19, 2015 - Gilbertsville, KY) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, will host a Student Angler Federation Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Kentucky, March 28 with the winning team receiving $4,000 in scholarships to Murray State from Independence Bank and FLW.
Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for third TXTT event of 2015
(Mar 18, 2015 - Norman, OK) The Texas Team Trail presented by Cabela's will host its third event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, March 28, at Lake Ray Roberts.
(Mar 18, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, March 28, 2015. The Bulldog Division tournament will be fishing on Lake Sinclair, the North Carolina Division stops at Lake Wylie and the Okie Division will take on the Arkansas River.
(Mar 16, 2015 - Jacksonville, TX) The Launch Event for the Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015. The recent rains have created an unsafe situation for paddling on this section of the Neches River. The county roads going to the Event location at Neches River Run Park have been closed.
(Mar 12, 2015 - Tulsa, OK) The world championship of bass fishing — the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro — will return to one of its most popular destinations in 2016, B.A.S.S. and the event’s Oklahoma hosts announced today. And for the first time, the “Super Bowl of Bass Fishing” will be conducted in early March instead of February.
(Mar 13, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its season with four tournaments the weekend of Saturday, March 21, 2015. The Mississippi Division, the Mountain Division, the Shenandoah Division and the South Carolina Division continues its season on Lake Santee Cooper in Summerton, South Carolina.
(Mar 12, 2015 - Orange, TX) Many anglers don’t seem to know what to expect on the water during the Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River presented by STARK Cultural Venues in Orange, Texas, March 19-22.
Huge Lewis Smith Lake Spotted Bass Expected To Be Showcased
(Mar 12, 2015 - Jasper,AL) The second tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 26-29 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude. Hosted by the Chamber Commerce of Walker County, the tournament will feature 154 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers casting for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the pro division and up to $25,000 cash in the co-angler division.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 11, 2015
(Mar 12, 2015 - Quitman, TX) The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) has announced the concert lineup for the 2015 event, returning to Lake Fork on Memorial Day weekend, May 23 – 25, 2015. Concerts will be headlined by Billy Currington on Saturday, May 23; Lee Brice on Sunday, May 24 and Rodney Atkins and Joe Nichols finishing out the weekend on Monday, May 25.
(Mar 11, 2015 - CLARKSVILLE, TN.) As final remnants of last week’s snow and ice storm quickly are washed away and temperatures rise into the 60s, it is a reminder the 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.
(Mar 10, 2015 - GILBERTSVILLE, KY.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake March 20-21 for the inaugural FLW College Fishing Open tournament. This is the first time FLW has hosted a college tournament that allows open registration from any eligible college teams, regardless of division or location. Anglers who finish within the top 10 automatically qualify for the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship while the champions take home a Ranger Z117 with a 90-horsepower Mercury or Evinrude outboard.
(Mar 10, 2015 - San Antonio, Texas) Are you ready to fish in the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Event of the 2015 season? As one of the most diverse college tournaments in the industry with over $20,000 in prizes the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley is excited for a weekend of big payouts and big bass!
Fishing University Stuart, FL May 29-31, 2015
(Mar 6, 2015 - Stuart, FL) Mothers, daughters, and families interested in learning to fish are invited to get away for a weekend of fishing and fun. This year's Treasure Coast award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!"® University is May 29-31 will be held at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL.The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip.
(Mar 6, 2015 - RIDGELAND, MS.) The timing of the March 12-14 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate bodes well for the anglers competing in the event. The venue, Mississippi’s 33,000-acre Ross Barnett Reservoir, should be more obliging than in the previous four Bassmaster tournaments held here.
(Mar 5, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League season will continue with six tournaments on Saturday, March 14.. The Arkie Division will take on Greers Ferry Lake, the LBL Division opens their season on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes, the Music City Division heads to Dale Hollow Lake, the Okie Division begins their season on Grand Lake, the Savannah River Division competes on Lake Russell, and the Volunteer Division starts their season on Lake Cherokee.
(Mar 4, 2015 - NATCHITOCHES, LA.) The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops heads to the Red River March 5-7. Although this is the inaugural Red River event for the Carhartt College Series, B.A.S.S. is certainly no stranger to the Red, which has hosted two Bassmaster Classics and several other professional Bassmaster tournaments.
(Mar 2, 2015 - Birmingham, AL) The Sabine River Challenge, kickoff to the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series season, will again be title sponsored by STARK Cultural Venues, B.A.S.S. announced today. The 2013 event held in Orange, Texas, shattered all previous Elite Series attendance records with 33,650 fans attending the four-day event. And, the venue is poised to break records again.
Manager named for new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World store opening in Round Rock, Texas Asa Ewing to lead team of more than 250 at the Bass Pro Shops retail store that will also feature the popular Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill.
(Feb 25, 2015 - ROUND ROCK, TX) Asa Ewing has been named store manager for the new Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Round Rock, Texas, which will open in early summer. Ewing, who has more than 30 years of retail experience, will lead a team of 250 associates at the new 121,000-square- store located at 200 Bass Pro Drive.
(Feb 24, 2015 - Gainesville, GA.) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015. The Bulldog Division tournament opens its season on Lake Lanier, the Choo Choo Division heads to Lake Guntersville and the Ozark Division kicks off their season on Grand Lake.
Warming Weather and Full Moon Could Produce Record Stringers
(Feb 20, 2015 - Kissimmee, FL) The first tournament of the 20th anniversary season of the Walmart FLW Tour, the most competitive Tour in professional bass-fishing, kicks off March 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury.
(Feb 18, 2015 - EUFAULA, AL.) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season with three tournaments the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. The Bama Division tournament will open their season on Lake Eufala, the Cowboy Division kicks off on Sam Rayburn Reservoir and the North Carolina division makes their first stop of the year at Lake Norman.
(Feb 17, 2015 - Kissimmee, FL) The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Florida State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Florida.
$5000 Easy Money.... $100,000 If You Can Handle the Pressure
(Feb 17, 2015 - COLUMBIA, S.C.) There's always a buzz in the arena at the final Bassmaster Classic weigh-in. Hoards of fans come to see the nations very best anglers compete for the Classic title and $300,000 winner's purse.
(Feb 13, 2015 - SPRINGFIELD, MO.) Officer Aaron Pearson was shot while on duty in Springfield. Groups from all areas have rallied in support to help Pearson and his family. Order of Police have teamed in a major fundraiser to benefit Springfield, Mo., police officer Aaron Pearson and his family. Pearson was seriously wounded late last month while responding to a burglary call.
(Feb 11, 2015 - Okeechobee, FL) The Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its 2015 tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 21 with a Gator Division tournament on Lake Okeechobee in Okeechobee, Florida.
(Feb 11, 2015 - NORMAN, OK) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its second regular-season event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Toledo Bend Reservoir. The fishery straddles the Texas/Louisiana border and is one of the world's premier bass fishing destinations.
Costa Bassmaster High School Southern Open to be held on Lake Martin out of Alexander City, Ala., Feb. 14.
(Feb 11, 2015 - BIRMINGHAM, AL.) What was already shaping up to be a big event Saturday on Alabama’s Lake Martin got a major boost today when it was announced that Costa has signed on as the new title sponsor for the Bassmaster High School tournament program.
(Feb 11, 2015 - DENISON, TX) FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Texoma Feb. 21 for the second of three regular-season stops in the Southern Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Southern Conference Championship tournament.
Event Runs February 12-16; Includes Exclusive Retail Sales Promotions
(Feb 10, 2015 - Flippin, AR) Boat show season is the time of the year when boat buyers often find the best deals on the newest boats. For legendary manufacturer Ranger Boats, 2015 is no exception.
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale Feb 19-22, 2015
(Feb 4, 2015 - Phoenix, AZ) The Phoenix Sportsmen’s Exposition and Arizona Boat Show offers free parking, 300+ product and destination companies, the valley’s top dealers of sport and fishing boats, plus free activities to entertain and educate hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts.
(Feb 4, 2015 - MARSHALL COUNTY, AL.) Lake Guntersville, site of the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro, has been selected to host the 2015 Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship.
(Feb 3, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 14 with two events. An Arkie Division tournament will be held on Lake Ouachita in Mount Ida, Arkansas, while the South Carolina Division will compete on Lake Murray in Prosperity, South Carolina. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day events.
(Feb 3, 2015 - DelRio, TX) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Lake Amistad Feb. 12-14 for a tournament presented by Frabill when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2015 in the Texas Division.
(Jan 27, 2015 - ) The 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League continues its tournament season the weekend of Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 with two events. The Choo Choo Division tournament will be held on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Alabama, while the Savannah River Division will compete on Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day events.
(Jan 27, 2015 - Lake Havasu City, Az.) The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Lake Havasu Feb. 5-7 for a tournament presented by Mercury Marine when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2015 in the Western Division.
(Jan 27, 2015 - Lake Havasu City, Az.) FLW College Fishing is headed to Lake Havasu Feb. 7 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Western Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the Western Conference Championship tournament.
(Jan 22, 2015 - Ponca City, OK) The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW is pleased to host the 2015 Student Angler Federation (SAF) NEW YORK and VERMONT HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP on Sunday, July 12th 2015 at the St. Johnsville, Marina located at 12 Marina Drive in St. Johnsville, NY.
(Jan 22, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that the annual FLW Will Fish For Kids charity bass-fishing tournament held each year on Beaver Lake in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour has been renamed the FLW Will Fish for Kids – Bill Kerr Memorial Charity Tournament to honor northwest Arkansas luminary Bill Kerr.
Record payouts, exceptional fishing expected for first TXTT event of 2015
(Jan 21, 2015 - Norman, OK) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its first regular-season event of the 2015 tournament season on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The iconic Texas fishery is situated between Beaumont and Longview and remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for competitive bass fishermen.
(Jan 14, 2015 - Fort Myers, FL) Join local recreational anglers, fishing celebrities, political figures and other media for the launch of the inaugural Coastal Conservation Association Florida State-wide Tournament (STAR).
Record-breaking Field Set To Compete In Season Opener
(Jan 14, 2015 - Clewiston, FL) A full field of 250 boats – the largest Rayovac FLW Series field of all-time – will open the 2015 season at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, as the Rayovac FLW Series season kicks off Jan. 22-24 in a tournament presented by Power-Pole, the first stop in the Southeast Division.
SAVE THE DATE, MARCH 21, 2015
(Jan 15, 2015 - Neches River, Jacksonville, TX) Have you ever thought of paddling down the Neches River? Here is your opportunity. The public is invited to help launch the new Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail at a Launch Event Saturday, March 21, 2015!
Orlando is the 2015 Destination for ICAST (the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades)
Mark your calendar for the world’s largest sport fishing trade event
(Jan 14, 2015 - Alexandria, VA) Now is the time to mark your calendar for the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the trade group that represents the sportfishing industry, ICAST will be held July 14 – 17, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
presented by Berkley
(Jan 13, 2015 - San Antonio, TX) The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series will kick off the 2015 season with one of the most diverse fishing tournaments in college fishing. The Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley offers every competitor the chance to win at eight total weigh-ins. The tournament will consist of a two-day, individual big bass format with weigh-in sessions every two hours of each competition day.
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